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Pastry, Tarts and Gateaux

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Culinary Arts

  • Type of Course:


  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    14th February 2019

Course summary

This course provides skills and knowledge in the areas of modern pastries. This is a hands-on course where the student will gain practical experience in class.


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All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2018-2019 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

An Information/Registration session will take place on Tuesday 4th September 2018 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.


Course Fee: €550
In addition, a €60 fee for the necessary work uniform is required.

Module Code: HOSP6085


Modern Gateaux and small pastries made using the following:

  • Macaroons
  • Choux Pastry
  • Sweet Pastry
  • Puff Pastry
  • Chocolate Techniques
  • Fillings – glacage, mousse, frangipane, caramel, pastry cream, praline, etc.

Note: Modifications to the configuration of the course may take place in accordance with changing requirements.

Delivery & Duration

Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus

Course commences in January, and will operate one evening per week, each Thursday, consisting of a 4 hour practical class each evening from 6pm to 10pm.


Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

  • Online application is open for course commencing in February 2019. 

  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €550 online if a place on a course is offered. 

    Note: Interviews may be held.


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Ms Roisin Clancy
021 433 5820